Observers predict the end of the year will be active in dealmaking. Meanwhile, here is a table of middle-market deals that closed in August, including Littlejohn's acquisition of Kaman Corp.'s (NYSE: KAMN) distribution business; Sealed Air Corp.'s (NYSE: SEE) purchase of Automated Packaging Systems; and Piper Jaffray's (NYSE: PJC) deal for Weeden & Co.

Editor's note: To measure activity in the middle market, Mergers & Acquisitions looks at transactions that fulfill several requirements: Deals must have a value of roughly $1 billion or less; they must be completed (not just announced) within the timeframe designated. The coverage is global. Excluded from our charts are: recapitalizations; self-tenders; exchange offers; repurchases; stake purchases; and transactions with undisclosed buyers or sellers. Our data provider is Thomson Reuters, which updates its databases continuously. We use the data available at press time. The data for this article was gathered on Sept. 19.

Key Middle-Market M&A Deals Completed in August 2019  
AcquirerTargetValue ($mil)
08/05/19Marks & Spencer Group PLCOcado Group PLC-Online Grocery993.8
08/30/19Oaktree Capital Management LPSDIN Residencial SL979.6
08/01/19Fujifilm Diosynth BiotechBiogen (Denmark) New Mnfg ApS890.0
08/05/19Aliansce Sonae Shopping CenterAliansce Shopping Centers Sa884.2
08/01/1911411802 Canada IncSafecharge Intl Group Ltd869.5
08/30/19AMF Pensionsforsakring ABBergvik Skog Ost AB836.4
08/16/19Newcrest Mining LtdRed Chris Dvlp Co Ltd-Red806.5
08/01/19Quaker Chemical CorpHoughton International Inc726.5
08/01/19MEIF 6 Fibre LtdKCOM Group PLC715.4
08/26/19Littlejohn & Co LLCKaman Industrial Tech Corp700.0
08/07/19Chapters Holdco IncBarnes & Noble Inc683.0
08/01/19Wirepath Home Systems LLCControl4 Corp680.2
08/14/19Tiger Acquisitions Uk LtdTarsus Group PLC661.1
08/07/19Hackman Capital Partners LLCThe MBS Group650.0
08/29/19Millicom InternationalTelefonica Moviles Panama SA649.8
08/01/19Agora LpAcuon Capital Corp644.1
08/19/19China Power Intl New EnergyChina Power Clean Energy Dvlp606.5
08/15/19Frasers Ppty (Thailand) PCLGolden Land Ppty Dvlp PCL596.1
08/02/19COSCO SHIPPING Financial HoldiSingamas Container Hldg564.3
08/01/19Vale SAFerrous Resources Ltd550.0
08/08/19TEGNA IncThe Dispatch Broadcast Group535.0
08/02/19Adani Power LtdGMR Chhattisgarh Energy Ltd511.6
08/01/19Sealed Air CorpAutomated Pkg Sys Inc510.0
08/01/19Bracco Imaging SpABlue Earth Diagnostics Ltd450.0
08/30/19Insight Enterprises IncPCM Inc441.4
08/28/19Nippon Life Insurance CoReliance Nippon Life Asset435.4
08/16/19Medical Properties Trust IncSecure Income-Hospital Portfol434.0
08/14/19TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co ASASpectrum ASA422.2
08/12/19Investor GroupHilton Vienna414.3
08/06/19Nagase Hldg America CorpPrinova Group LLC410.0
08/01/19Hong Kong Jingang Trade HldgWestland Coop Dairy Co Ltd402.4
08/09/19Kohlberg & Co LLCAmcor PLC-Plants(3)394.0
08/20/19Douzone Bizon Co LtdBooyoung Housing Co Ltd-Land369.6
08/28/19Ebro Foods SATilda Ltd342.0
08/02/19Irish Residential Ppty ReitBryant-Residential Port(815)321.7
08/12/19Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLCCavion Inc312.5
08/07/19NRG Energy IncStream Gas & Electric-Business300.0
08/05/19Resolute UK 2 LtdToro Gold Holding Ltd299.9
08/07/19Goldman Sachs Group IncFondo Anastasia-RE Assets291.1
08/07/19Minebea Mitsumi IncU-Shin Ltd287.6
08/09/19Extreme Networks IncAerohive Networks Inc281.0
08/08/19TPG Real Estate Partners IIITempore Ppty Socimi Sa277.6
08/21/19Jiangsu Fuda Entrp Invest CoHaicheng Haiming Mining Co Ltd276.7
08/13/19Hubei Xingfa Chem Grp Co LtdHubei Xingrui Silicon275.4
08/15/19Etsy LLC275.0
08/31/19FLE GmbHMetro Properties-Stores(11)274.7
08/28/19Saintmichelco LtdIFG Group PLC268.7
08/06/19Midstates Petroleum Co IncAmplify Energy Corp267.9
08/01/19Xtep International HoldingsE-Land Footwear USA Hldg Inc260.0
08/01/19Toppan Printing Co LtdTosho Printing Co Ltd258.7
08/01/19Perspecta IncKnight Point Systems LLC250.0
08/04/19Shuaa Capital PSCAbu Dhabi Financial Group Llc249.1
08/01/19Glacier Bancorp IncHeritage Bancorp240.7
08/08/19Investor GroupBay Hotel Singapore235.0
08/06/19Ningbo Gongchuang Lianying EqSilverac Stella (Cayman) Ltd231.0
08/01/19Teledyne Technologies Inc3m Co-Gas & Flame Detection230.0
08/01/19Serco IncAlion Science-Business Unit225.0
08/12/19Union Invest Re GmbhDublin Docklands Office212.8
08/09/19Grupo Energia Bogota SA ESPDunas Energia SAA210.4
08/16/19Hangzhou Fuhui Ind Co LtdSuzhou Wuzhong Invest Hldg Co202.5
08/01/19CSV Midstream Solutions CorpParamt Resources Ltd-Karr194.7
08/02/19Srisawad Corp PCLSrisawad Finance PCL187.1
08/29/19World Confectionery Group SarlNatra SA176.2
08/26/19Xtech Invest SASUSintex NP SAS173.6
08/19/19Investor GroupChangzhou Guangyang Hldg Co172.5
08/01/19Audax Group LPAspen Surgical Products Inc170.0
08/30/19Techcross IncLg-Hitachi Water Solutions169.8
08/09/19Black Ridge Acquisition CorpAllied Esports Intl Inc162.2
08/12/19Wesfarmers LtdCatch Group Holdings Ltd160.1
08/17/19Ganfeng Lithium NetherlandsMinera Exar SA160.0
08/01/19Duet Private Equity LtdRed Union Fenosa SA158.6
08/20/19DSM Nutritional Prod ChinaYimante Health Ind (Jingzhou)158.1
08/15/19Arch Capital Mgmt Co LtdAnson House152.6
08/13/19Maatla Energy LtdJindal Africa Invsts Pty-Coal150.0
08/19/19Macquarie Grp LtdSkycity Ent Grp Ltd-Auckland149.1
08/14/19Inmobiliaria Mall Vina del MarMall del Centro de Concepcion147.0
08/06/19Sinoma Science & Tech Co LtdHunan Chinaly New Materials145.0
08/27/19Edmond de Rothschild Hldg SAEdmond De Rothschild (Suisse)144.0
08/03/19Zibo Jinfu Mining Co LtdShanghai Bangge Industrial143.1
08/01/19Xander Invest Mgmt Pte LtdWeikfield IT City Info Park130.7
08/02/19Hill-Rom Holdings IncBreathe Technologies Inc130.0
08/15/19Cable Connectivity GroupTKH Group NV-Industrial Connec127.2
08/14/19Lg Household & Health Care LtdNew Avon LLC125.0
08/09/19China Mobile LtdCMCC-Assets123.9
08/08/19Wuxi Jinke RE Dvlp Co LtdYixing Yuehong Re Dvlp Co Ltd118.2
08/30/19Mediobanca Banca Di CreditoKryalos SGR SPA-RE Ppty. Milan113.3
08/26/19INEOS Group AGOGC Nice112.4
08/01/19Monsanto CoThe Scotts Miracle-Gro112.0
08/20/19Investor GroupDanone,ASICS-office(2)110.8
08/09/19Sonoco Products CoCorenso Holdings America Inc110.0
08/19/19P4 Sp z o o3S SA109.9
08/01/19IPH LtdXenith IP Group Ltd108.6
08/01/19Unipolsai Assicurazioni SpaCar Server SpA108.2
08/16/19CMH Acq CorpCarmanah Technologies Corp106.2
08/16/19Volantis Bidco BVPfleiderer Group SA103.5
Citrus UK Bidco LtdEasyhotel PLC103.4
08/01/19Central Bancompany IncLiberty Bancorp Inc103.3
08/01/19Woori Financial Group IncTongyang Asset Mgmt Co Ltd103.1
08/14/19Dongwha Enterprise Co LtdPanax Etec Co Ltd100.5
08/09/19EDP Energias do Brasil SALitoral Sul Transmissora De100.2
08/13/19Ajeenkya D Y Patil Infra PvtMumbai Port Trust100.2
08/08/19Wuxi Jinke RE Dvlp Co LtdShangrao Yuesheng Re Dvlp Co100.1
08/01/19Zensho Holdings Co LtdJolly-Pasta Co Ltd99.2
08/28/19Hongkong Dijing PhotovoltaicSalcomp Oyj98.9
08/13/19Mobileum IncWe Do Consulting - Sistemas97.0
08/15/19Dollarama IncDollarcity95.0
08/23/19Nexus Capital Mgmt LPFTD Cos Inc-N America & Latin95.0
08/07/19Earthasia Intl Hldg LtdThink High Global Ltd93.4
08/01/19CarVal Investors LLCNatl Bk Of Greece SA-Npl93.0
08/28/19China Merchants OffshoreAVIC Weihai Shipyard Co Ltd92.1
08/22/19Mowi ASAK Strommen Lakseoppdrett AS92.0
08/08/19RCI LLCAlliance Reservations Network92.0
08/21/19Varian Medical Systems IncBoston Scient-Cert EM Business90.0
08/01/19Atlas Holdings LLCTreehouse Foods-FFTM Business90.0
08/15/19Vivenio Residencial Socimi SAFidere-Residential Buildings89.1
08/14/19Lk Investment Partners Co LtdSamyang Optics Co Ltd88.3
08/30/19Aquila CapitalEolus Vind Ab-Nylandsbergen86.8
08/30/19African Petroleum Corp LtdPetroNor E&P AS86.5
08/30/19Motus Integrated TechnologiesFiber Solutions85.0
08/19/19J Trust Co LtdANZ Royal Bank (Cambodia) Ltd82.4
08/13/19Fuzhou Thaihot Yuncheng PptyHangzhou Fuyang Yefeng Leduo82.2
08/29/19Guangxi Poly Ppty Grp LtdGuangxi Poly Lingxiu Invest76.8
08/30/19Clermont Energy Pte LtdEviation Aircraft Ltd76.0
08/26/19Hanjia Design Group Co LtdHangzhou Urban & Rural Constr76.0
08/19/19New Pursue LtdSuperior Choice Holdings Ltd76.0
08/01/19Elanco Animal Health IncPrevtec Microbia Inc75.8
08/22/19Midstar ABArtha-Marienlyst Strandhotel74.4
08/05/19Piper Jaffray CosWeeden & Co LP73.5
08/08/19Siam Resorts Co LtdFour Points by Sheraton Bangko72.8
08/21/19Nova Satra DXInex Innovations Exchange Pte72.0
08/06/19Mezzan Holding Co KSCCKuwait Saudi Pharm Inds Co KSC69.1
08/14/19Repay Hldg CorpTriSource Solutions LLC65.0
08/22/19Meijia Invest (Hong Kong) CoFFL Hldg AG63.8
08/07/19Henderson Park Cap Partners UKAloft Madrid Gran Via,Madrid63.8
08/01/19Castellana Ppty SOCIMI SAIonia Invest SL-Puerta Europa62.9
08/22/19Guangdong Champion AsiaChangsha Multilayer PCB Tech62.3
08/19/19Investor GroupTwin Hill Acquisition Co Inc62.0
08/16/19Hubei Century Network Tech CoShanghai Tciplay Interactive61.1
08/07/19Noblelift Intelligent EquipChangxing Lincheng Entrp Mgmt61.0
08/04/19Tilibra Produtos De PapelariaIndustria Grafica Foroni Ltda57.0
08/07/19Morneau Shepell IncMercer LLC-Pension Plan Admini57.0
08/02/19Science City (Hong Kong)Royale Furniture Holdings Ltd56.3
08/26/19Tibet Dejin Entrp Mgmt Co LtdShanghai Huitong Energy Co Ltd56.2
08/08/19Sinocom Investments LtdBiocom CJSC55.3
08/15/19Coinbase IncXapo-Institutional Custody Bus55.0
08/01/19Green Growth Brands IncSpring Oaks Greenhouses Inc54.7
08/19/19Adamantem Capital Pty LtdLegend Corp Ltd54.6
08/14/19Savills Invest Mgmt Sgr SpaAGRAF-Freight Terminals(3)54.4
08/12/19Cntrl Culture Resource GrpWang Yang Holdings Ltd53.6
08/27/19IMImobile PLC3CInteractive Corp53.0
08/01/19Clever Star Dvlp LtdJinjin Invests Co Ltd52.5
08/29/19ACRAF SpASanofi SA-OTC Brands(2)52.1
08/06/19BR Four Corners Orlando DSTLandings at Four Corners,FL51.3
08/05/19Lancy Co LtdLancy Med Mgmt Co Ltd50.7
08/22/19Mill Point Capital Partners LPPioneer Transformers Ltd50.0
08/07/19Amdocs LtdTTS Wireless50.0
08/03/19Investor GroupYCH Property BV50.0
08/14/19Rent-A-Center IncCC Financial Corp49.5
08/28/19Wuhan E Lake High Tech Grp CoTechspray Envi Protection Co48.9
08/01/19DSM India Pvt LtdSRF Ltd-Engineering Plastics45.7
08/26/19Baoding Great Wall Hldg GrpTianjin Great Wall Car44.5
08/01/19CNL Strategic Capital LLCAuriemma Consulting Grp Inc-44.5
08/21/19Cann Global LtdMedical Cannabis Ltd44.1
08/16/19Credit Corp Group LtdBaycorp Holdings Pty Ltd44.0
08/27/19Knowlton Development Corp IncCurzon Supplies Ltd44.0
08/13/19Sunpower Group LtdChangshu Suyuan Thermal Power43.6
08/15/19Macnica Chungju Co LtdAnswer Technology Co Ltd43.5
08/30/19Union Invest Re GmbhUBM Dvlp AG-Holiday Inn42.3
08/31/19Guangdong Yuanda Ind Co LtdGuangdong Boxing Ind Co Ltd42.2
08/01/19Lippert Components IncLewmar Marine Ltd41.2
08/19/19Sky Network Television LtdRugbyPass Ltd40.0
08/29/19ArtGo Investment LtdGood Benefit Hldg Ltd39.9
08/30/19Landrys IncRui Holdings Corp37.2
08/19/19Guangdong Champion AsiaShenzhen Multilayer PCB Tech37.2
08/01/19GTIS Partners LPBHG SA Brazil Hospity Grp36.8
08/08/19Goodland Group LtdCitrine Plasterceil Pte Ltd35.4
08/01/19Cerberus Capital Management LPMPS-NPL Portfolio35.3
08/03/19Shenzhen Ellassay Fashion CoShenzhen Qianhai Shanglin35.2
08/08/19Comfica Soluciones IntegralesLiteyca SL-Fixed Network34.7
08/08/19theMaven IncTheStreet Inc34.5
08/15/19Schaublin SASwiss Tool Systems AG33.9
08/16/19Savlan Capital LLCDuke Rlty Corp-Office Bldg(6)33.2
08/02/19Macmahon Holdings LtdGBF Holdings(WA)Pty Ltd32.9
08/08/19Shandong Baijun RE Dvlp Co LtdQingdao Yuemao Re Dvlp Co Ltd32.8
08/30/19Bond Capital Partners Pte LtdFrasers Hospity Invest Hldg32.7
08/23/19Brickworks LtdSioux City Brick & Tile Co32.0
08/08/19Wuxi Jinke RE Dvlp Co LtdSuzhou Xincheng Jinyue Re31.5
08/27/19Bubang Co LtdCuchen Co Ltd31.2
08/08/19Snap-On IncCognitran Ltd31.0
08/08/19Wuxi Jinke RE Dvlp Co LtdPinghu Yueze Re Dvlp Co Ltd30.9
08/05/19PW Diversified Income Trust 3Kervale Invests-Geelong Gate30.1
08/08/19Shandong Baijun RE Dvlp Co LtdRizhao Yiding Re Dvlp Co Ltd30.0
08/29/19Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLCAmpharmco LLC30.0
08/29/19Jiangsu Nata Opto-electronicShandong Feiyuan Gas Co Ltd29.8
08/28/19Shenzhen Casin Dvlp InvestHuizhou Tengda Ind Co Ltd29.8
08/01/19Uniphar PLCDurbin PLC29.2
08/12/19Guangzhou Restaurants Group CoGuangzhou Taotaoju Food Co Ltd29.0
08/02/19Zhong Bang Asset Mgmt Co LtdWuhan Hankoubei Guarantee28.7
08/01/19Neoen SAThe Irish Infrastructure Fund-28.6
08/14/19Afya Participacoes SAIPEC Instituto Paraense27.2
08/22/19KOLMASK Co LtdJkm27.0
08/01/19Synlait Milk LtdTalbot Forest Cheese-Selected26.3
08/31/19Oklahoma Gas & Electric CoOklahoma Cogeneration-Facility26.0
08/01/19Uex LtdSumisho Speciality Steel Corp26.0
08/26/19Jones Lang LaSalle IncomeTaunton Distn Ctr25.7
08/05/19LIVEPLEX Co LtdTAE IL Co Ltd25.6
08/19/19Curaleaf Holdings IncGlendale Greenhouse,AZ25.5
08/08/19Zhengzhou Jinke Baijun ReXuchang Jinhong Re Co Ltd25.1
08/09/19HOUSE DO Co LtdKoyama Kensetsu Corp24.6
08/09/19Coasia CorpItswell Co Ltd24.3
08/20/19Resolve Systems LLCFixStream Network Inc24.0
08/09/19Jiangsu Riying Electns Co LtdChangzhou Huichang Sensor Co23.9
08/19/19Aurora Cannabis IncHempco Food & Fiber Inc23.8
08/22/19Upland Software IncCimpl23.1
08/20/19Guo Guang LtdHao Tian Finance Co Ltd23.1
08/23/19Target Healthcare REIT PLCMria Malbd Cre Grp Ltd-Cre Hme22.8
08/08/19Arbuthnot Latham & Co LtdRaphael-Mortgage Portfolio22.5
08/06/19Boohoo Group PLCKaren Millen-Online Business22.1
08/09/19Nuriunison Hldg Co LtdUnison eTech Co Ltd22.1
08/02/19Friheden Invest A/SIC Group A/S21.7
08/09/19Nuriunison Hldg Co LtdUnison eTech Co Ltd21.6
08/29/19Qianhe Condiment & Food Co LtdZhenjiang Hengkang Sauce &21.0
08/23/19ArtGo Investment LtdKalong Hldg Ltd20.8
08/23/19Fujian Aonong LivestockYoukang Agriculture Tech Co20.7
08/15/ IncShari's Berries Inc20.5
08/14/19Atlantic Power CorpCraven Cnty Wood Energy20.0
08/30/19N Shipmanagement Acq CorpNavios Ship Management Inc20.0
08/23/19RussNeft PJSCAlatau-6 OOO19.6
08/27/19Stademos Hldg LtdStademos Hotels Plc19.5
08/23/19Fane Vally Co-oprtve Socty LtdRbrt Smyth & Sns (Strbn & Dng)19.5
08/01/19IFM Investors Pty LtdMy Plan Manager.Com.Au Pty Ltd19.2
08/29/19Jlen Envi Asts Grp LtdWarren Power Ltd19.0
08/27/19Song XiaozhongNantong Dongbai Cultural Dvlp18.9
08/13/19Fuzhou Thaihot Yuncheng PptyHangzhou Duole Re Dvlp Co Ltd18.8
08/29/19Chemesis International IncGSRX Industries Inc18.6
08/08/19Shandong Baijun RE Dvlp Co LtdShangqiu Yueheng Re Dvlp Co18.2
08/02/19PlanetArt LLCPersonal Creations Inc18.1
08/16/19Ceres Global Ag CorpDelmar Commodities Ltd18.1
Clime Capital LtdCBG Capital Ltd18.0
08/09/19Circle Property PLCConcrde Prk17.7
08/08/19Tander Portugal UnipessoalAve NRE Re-Stores(4)17.6
08/08/19Qol Holdings Co LtdFujinaga Pharm Co Ltd17.5
08/08/19BioLife Solutions IncSAVSU Technologies LLC17.3
08/30/19Brigade Energy Svcs LlcNine Energy Svc Inc-Prodn17.0
08/28/19MIR Poland Sp z o oBIK SA-Warehouse Buildings SA16.9
08/01/19Centralnic Group PlcTPP Wholesale Pty Ltd16.8
08/09/19Nbtm New Materials Grp Co LtdDongguan Huajing MIM Co Ltd15.6
08/13/19Impact Healthcare REIT PLCCardinal-Baylham & Barham15.6
08/28/19Xanthic Biopharma IncHenderson Organic Remedies15.5
08/13/19The Supreme Cannabis Co IncTruverra Inc15.5
08/05/19Sports Direct Intl PLCJack Wills Ltd-Strs & Distn Cn15.5
08/23/19Capital Automotive RE SvcsAutoCanada-Dealership Ppty(2)15.0
08/29/19Jiangsu Leili Motor Corp LtdChangzhou Dingzhi14.9
08/21/19Thai Plaspac PCLSun Pkg Sys Fzc14.8
08/26/19KM Ppty Funds LtdWingara Ag Ltd-Austco Polar14.6
08/07/19Ima SpAPerfect Pack SRL14.0
08/05/19Pos SrlBanco Di Desio-NPL14.0
08/22/19Lite-On Technology CorpLite-On Japan Ltd13.9
08/29/19Zhongshen Tianjin Coml MgmtCitadines Ming Zhu13.8
08/22/19Brook Lane CapitalSPDI PLC-Victini Property13.8
08/12/19Hanover Community Bank,NYChinatown Federal Savings Bank13.6
08/30/19Mineral Resources LtdCazaly Iron Pty Ltd13.6
08/09/19Aquinox Pharmaceuticals IncNeoleukin Therapeutics Inc13.2
08/13/19E Invest & Dvlp Co LtdKIT Co Ltd13.1
08/16/19Hubei Yichang Transp Grp CoHubei Sanxia Jiufenggu Tour13.0
08/09/19Lris Invest MgmtSpringhill Care-Nursing Home12.7
08/01/19Good Beer Co Pty LtdCommodore Hotel,Sydney,NSW12.7
08/04/19Generation Capital LtdSolegreen Ltd12.5
08/16/19Hunting PLCRti Energy Systems Inc-Busines12.5
08/19/19Aj Networks Co LtdAJM Co Ltd12.0
08/19/19Cryoconcepts LPOrasure Tech Inc-Cryosurgical12.0
08/23/19East Africa Metals IncTibet Huayu Mining Co-Adyabo P12.0
08/19/19Sakari Resources LtdPT Sentika Mitra Persada11.7
08/13/19Nazareth Entrps IncIce Oasis,San Mateo,California11.5
08/27/19SPS Commerce IncMAPADOC11.5
08/29/19Vysarn LtdAusdrill Ltd-Hydrogeological11.4
08/23/19Basswood LtdGilbert House-Warehouse11.3
08/21/19United Business Mail IncLSC Comm-Commingle Business11.3
08/21/19The Descartes Sys Grp IncBestTransport Inc11.2
08/02/19Discovery Metals CorpLevon Resources Ltd10.9
08/15/19PBBM Holdings LtdPedra Branca Do Brasil10.9
08/01/19Digia OyjAccountor Entrp Solutions Oy10.7
08/30/19Investor GroupWuxi Xizhou Magnet Wires Co10.7
08/01/19Eunsan Shipping & Aircargo CoJungseok Entrp-Building&Bus10.7
08/13/19Team Eight Group LtdRich Shine Development Ltd10.6
08/07/19Nextenergy Solar Fund LtdBallygarvey 8mwp Solar Plant10.3
08/13/19Johns Lyng Group LtdBright & Duggan Pty Ltd10.3
08/23/19De Grey Mining LtdIndee Gold Pty Ltd10.2
08/01/19Luo YimingBeijing Oriental Yongxing10.2
08/02/19Luo YimingBeijing Shenzhou Yongfeng10.1